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Sarah Weinman
books writing 196,010 followers
A day full of microaggressions is redeemed by an evening of research jackpots.
Dios mio. RT @intelligencer: Justice Scalia Learned the Difference Between TV and HBO Today nym.ag/1he2Afd
"Exclusive" reveal of cover first displayed on Twitter last night and Amazon last week
I’m massively freaked out by these hyper-sexual Lolita covers, so I wrote about it: newrepublic.com/article/117471… pic.twitter.com/aNcKWHev7w
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Golly who'd have thought chasing down six-decade-old court records would be so darn difficult
The next print edition of the Oxford English Dictionary won't be out till 2034 at the earliest, if ever. telegraph.co.uk/culture/cultur…
Posman Books will open a 4th Manhattan store next year; new location in Brookfield Place. online.wsj.com/news/articles/… (via @ShelfAwareness)
Interesting timing. RT @latimesbooks: David Foster Wallace's estate comes out against 'The End of the Tour' lat.ms/1h85Bhh
Shockingly, there does not appear to be a Wikipedia list of TV and film characters who marry or fall in love with their rapists.
Say what. RT @THR: Screenwriter Sued for Making Henry James Adaptation Too Personal j.mp/1h6Nice
Huge loss for @TheWire is WaPo's gain as @pbump hops on board. j.mp/1mwG6d4 (via @thisisjendoll)
The flip side of a big small press success is that the author's next book will invariably be scooped up by a larger publishing house.
Thomas Piketty's book is "poised to sell more copies in one year than any book in [Belknap's] 101-year history." money.cnn.com/2014/04/21/new…
Wow! MT @bookbobminz Hail to Syracuse Post-Standard bit.ly/QzSLhv for finding Eric Carle's long-lost friend usat.ly/1jqP45b
Interesting piece on why the Italian reality TV show about writers, MASTERPIECE, ended up fizzling out. publishingperspectives.com/2014/04/italys…
God I'm so old. And what's Jenni Ringley up to lately? nymag.com/news/media/int…
"The Man in the Woods", another previously unpublished Shirley Jackson story, is in this week's New Yorker. newyorker.com/fiction/featur…
If you are in any way interested in the reading experience, you must read WHAT WE SEE WHEN WE READ by @mendelsund. So much food for thought.
*Another* Thomas Piketty profile in the NYT. nytimes.com/2014/04/20/bus…
They had to. RT @cschweitz: General Mills reverses itself on consumers’ right to sue j.mp/1i3vxfw
Hell of a way to end an obit, @itsmarkmedley
"MacLeod is survived by his wife, Anita, six children, eight grandchildren, and, hopefully, a second novel." arts.nationalpost.com/2014/04/20/ali…
And Rubin "Hurricane" Carter is dead, too. What a melancholy Sunday. cbc.ca/news/world/rub…
CBC obit for Alistair MacLeod. cbc.ca/news/canada/no…